This May, the American Veterans Traveling Tribute’s Vietnam Wall returns to the Southeast Lawn of the Museum and Memorial. An 80 percent scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., the wall contains every name etched on the original memorial.
Join the National WWI Museum and Memorial for a night of celestial and earthly delights, exploring the astrological and other metaphysical practices that reached new heights of popularity during WWI and are taking off again today.
Mark Women’s History Month with The American Opera Project as they give voice to the women of WWI with selections from the new American opera “Letters That You Will Not Get: Women’s Voices from the Great War,” along with readings of letters from Museum and Memorial’s archives and a keynote talk by Jennifer Orth-Veillon.
Observe lifesaving patriotism just as soldiers did over 100 years ago in donating blood. To find out more details about eligibility, the process and to make an appointment, please visit savealifenow.org. Appointments are requested to donate at this blood drive; walk-ins will be accepted.
Many American soldiers who fought in the Great War and performed acts of bravery were not recognized. Become immersed in the stories of these soldiers at the premiere of the new documentary More than a Medal, then join afterwards in a panel discussion about the film.
Join Dr. Makeda Best, professor and Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at the Harvard Art Museums, as she discusses American soldier photography in the 20th century and how cameras – and war photography – reframed public discourse and societal understanding of conflict.